New Zealand farmer confidence has lifted for the second quarter in a row, the latest Rabobank Rural Confidence Survey has found.
It will be horticulture the world turns to in the quest to feed the world in a sustainable way, a Trans-Tasman conference in Melbourne has heard.
Public submissions are being accepted for Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill.
Farm sales are dropping, according to data released by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand (REINZ).
Farmers want dairy industry regulations to apply equally to all milk processors in New Zealand.
A machine used by surgeons in delicate operations could eventually provide ways of guaranteeing New Zealand farm exports’ provenance.
Feedback is positive from clients who have tried PGG Wrightson’s new bidr online auction system, says Waikato PGW livestock agent Dean Evans.
Amuri Irrigation Company (AIC) is formally seeking farmer investment in a $79 million, 7000 - 9000ha piped irrigation scheme for the Hawarden basin area, south of the Hurunui River in North Canterbury.
The days of rapid, large-scale dairy conversions in New Zealand are at an end, says Waikato Milking Systems chief executive NZ Campbell Parker.
Against the odds, exports of NZ’s primary produce have increased by $7.5 billion over the last two years and now stand at $45.7b for the year ended June 2019.
Shifting half of New Zealand’s crossbred wool clip to higher value fine wool contracts could boost the economy by about $2 billion, says NZ Merino Company (NZM) chief executive John Brakenridge.
Doug Avery, author of The Resilient Farmer, has launched a new workshop to help farmers improve their mental health and their businesses.
Is New Zealand becoming too reliant on China as a customer for primary product exports?
Global dairy prices have tumbled in the latest Global Dairy Trade (GDT) event.
Both DairyNZ and Beef + Lamb NZ are urging farmers to have their say on the proposed Zero Carbon Bill by July 16.
A newly elected National government would offer special work visas for primary sector workers, instantly deport visitors breeching biosecurity laws and set up mobile health clinics for remote rural regions.
Ireland's Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, led a contingent of Irish businesses to the Fieldays last week.
Agricultural Minister Damien O’Connor claims at least 2000 farmers will be helped with on-the-ground support to lift their environmental sustainability as part of Budget 2019 funding.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern acknowledges uncertainty about climate change is making life difficult for farmers.
A new, tasty meat product could solve a problem for dairy farmers and yield them extra cash.
AgResearch and three other Crown Research Institute collaborators have won the overall Supreme Site Award for Best Stand at National Fieldays.
Farmers are happy to see that workforce issues are identified as a hot topic in the National Party’s ‘Primary Sector Discussion Document’, released today.
New Zealand’s primary sector exports continue to surpass expectations, with revenue forecast to grow 7.1% on the previous financial year.
The agriculture sector must take a more active role in ensuring every New Zealander is fed properly, according to KPMG’s Agribusiness Agenda 2019.
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